This is an ideal starter for a braai as you prepare it in advance.
SERVES 6 PREPARATION: 10 MIN COOKING: 25 MIN STANDING: OVERNIGHT
400g frozen prawns
400g frozen baby calamari heads
400g frozen seafood mix salt and pepper grated zest of 1 lemon
2 chillies, chopped
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1 red onion, chopped
160ml (²⁄₃c) olive oil
100ml white wine vinegar large handful of chopped fresh parsley
2 red peppers, braaied until blistered, skinned and chopped
1 lemon or 2 limes, cut into wedges
1 Braai the prawns over hot coals for 2 minutes a side or until pink. Set aside. 2 Put the calamari and seafood mix in a cast-
iron pot. Add salt, pepper, the lemon zest and a little water, cover and steam over medium coals for 20 minutes or until just tender. Remove from pot. 3 Fry the chillies, garlic and onion in a little of the oil until soft. Add the seafood mix. 4 Add the rest of the oil, the vinegar, parsley, red peppers, salt and pepper. 5 Add the prawns and put a few lemon or lime wedges in between. Spoon into a bowl and marinate overnight. 6 Serve with the olive bread (see recipe).